Xiaomi Mi A2 is all set for its launch in India within a few hours, thus stating the entry of the second Xiaomi phone, as a part of the Android One initiative in the country. This latest Mi A2 smartphone is the follow-up to last year’s Mi A1, and this time the company is placing emphasis on its camera features, as per the social media teasers. As revealed previously, the base variant of the smartphone, would not be available to the Indian market. Instead, the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage model would serve as the entry point for the new model. Also, this smartphone would be an Amazon exclusive in India. The specs and features are known already, so the Xiaomi Mi A2 price in India being revealed today would be definitely quite a surprise for all the fans. So, all that they need to know about today’s launch.
Xiaomi Mi A2: Live stream
The Xiaomi Mi A2 India launch is scheduled for 4 pm IST, and this would be a live stream on Facebook. Xiaomi fans looking forward to the Mi A2 launch in India can register for the live stream on the official site and 100 of these registrants would also win F-codes for the handset.
Xiaomi Mi A2: Price in India
As mentioned above, the Mi A2 price in India is not yet revealed. The smartphone was unveiled with a price tag of EUR 279 which is around ₹22,500 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant and EUR 349 rounding off to Rs. ₹28,000 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option. While the former is confirmed to launch in India at, the company was said to be still deliberating on the latter.
Xiaomi Mi A2: Specifications
Talking of specifications, the dual-SIM (Nano) Xiaomi Mi A2 runs an optimized stock version of Android 8.1 Oreo, certified by Google’s Android One programme, and sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass, and Gorilla Glass 5. Also, this is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, paired with an Adreno 512 GPU.
Now coming back to the camera department, the handset sports a dual rear camera setup. It consists of a 12-megapixel Sony IMX486 with f/1.75 aperture and 1.25-micron pixels, and a 20-megapixel secondary Sony IMX376 sensor with f/1.75 aperture and a 2-micron 4-in-1 Super Pixel size. The rear camera setup comes with dual-tone LED flash and PDAF. On the front, the handset gets a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 selfie camera with f/1.75 aperture, fixed focal length, and a soft-LED flash. There is a 3,010mAh battery under the hood, and the India variant would also have a Quick Charge 4 for fast-charging support.
Talking of connectivity, the smartphone includes 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Miracast, an IR emitter, and USB Type-C. There is no 3.5mm headphone jack on the Xiaomi Mi A2. Sensors on the handset also include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.